Royal Icing Flowers On Smbc?

Decorating By tsal Updated 6 Apr 2010 , 6:45pm by tsal

tsal Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 12:37pm
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Will royal icing flowers melt if I put them on SMBC? I am preparing in advance for a cake, and I would rather use RI than gumpaste (I can make them much faster). Will they melt?

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JGMB Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 12:58pm
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I'm not a professional, but I think they will melt. I placed an RIT on top of a buttercream cake and it started to break down after the first day.

TexasSugar Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 1:40pm
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Royal icing does not like the moisture. So if you put the cake on the fridge they could pick up condensation coming out and cause them to soften or melt. I also wouldn't close them up in an airtight container, like a cake carrier as they will also absorb moisture from the icing that way.

tsal Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 6:45pm
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Gumpaste it is then! lol!

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